Roger Mosey is the BBC's Director of London 2012 – responsible for planning coverage of the Olympics across all genres and platforms. This includes the Cultural Olympiad; major events in the build-up to the Games; and co-ordinating the BBC's activities locally, nationally and globally. He took up the role in April 2009.
Roger was born in Bradford in 1958 and educated atBradfordGrammar School, followed byWadhamCollege,Oxford, where he received a degree in Modern History and Modern Languages.
After university he joined Pennine Radio, Bradford, as a Community Affairs Producer; and his BBC career began in 1980 when he joined BBC Radio Lincolnshire as a reporter.
Roger's roles have included being Editor of Today on BBC Radio 4; Controller of BBC Radio 5 Live; Head of BBC Television News; and most recently Director of Sport.
Under Roger's editorship, Today won Sony Gold Awards in 1994 and 1995, a British Environment & Media Award and was named Radio Programme of the Year by the Broadcasting Press Guild in 1995.
Radio 5 Live was named the Sony National Radio Station of the Year 1998; and BBC Television News won a number of Royal Television Society awards for journalism – including Programme of the Year for Newsnight (2002) and the Ten O'Clock News (2004). The Ten O'Clock News also received Bafta awards in both 2004 and 2005.
He was elected as an executive board member of the European Broadcasting Union in 2011-12.